Alumni Affairs

Challenge Accepted

04/20/2017 1:03 pm

Thank you for your gift!

Your support means a lot to our campus.

Thank you for being READY on our Day of Giving!

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Office of Development
Johnson Alumni Center
5050 E. State Street Rockford, IL 61108
815-394-3756
fax 815-226-4081
Denise Noe, Assistant Vice President
DNoe@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Give a Gift

2016 Reunion Photo Gallery

03/07/2017 5:20 pm

Day of Giving

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DAY OF GIVING 2017

#WeAreReady2017

Over the last two years we learned that in one day we could engage alumni, parents, students and friends across the globe in rallying around Rockford University. We are ready to do it again.

Today’s the day! Join us for our third annual Day of Giving as we come together this year to support Rockford University’s participation in the Rubin Education Challenge. Every $ will be matched – doubling your impact. 

In December 2015, Rockford University and the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL) announced the University’s participation in the Rubin Education Challenge, a challenge grant offered by CFNIL to build scholarship endowments benefiting local students with financial need who attend local post-secondary institutions. The power of an endowed fund in addition to CFNIL’s automatic match of all gifts to this project make today an incredible day to be a Regent. Join us and become a part of a rock solid, dynamic solution for our students.​

 Alumni Matching Gift Challenge

Two Liners from Tom Muldowney ’74

Joining us today on our third annual Day of Giving is Immediate Past Board of Trustees Chair Tom Muldowney ’74. In the spirit of philanthropy and good fun, he has gifted us with a poetic musing.

On giving day, Eric pres has asked for help, in fact he really fidgets 
The day of giving’s underway,  he wants to reach 5 digits​

Get closer to your finals, to end the year’s a nice dream 
To make lighten up the load a bit, come over for some ice cream

It’s pretzel day, most curious, but do not get all twisted  
It’s also “ice cream’s free today,”  come here and get enlisted

Our day of giving helps us help, we think that you’d agree 
So we ask all our friends to help, call us and you’ll see

Come and get an ice cream cone, don’t be a wannabe 
Don’t miss the chance to make a gift, you’ll hear us cheer Whoopee!​

Some would say we set a bribe, incenting your donation
The folks you help will jump for joy in thanks and celebration

We’re really close to hurdle 1, the first one is 10 grand
You can help us pass that goal donate just as you planned

We need your help, so come to fore, no time to be demurring
You help us keep expenses low, for student’s it’s assuring

OK, the pres is really glad, you made the goal $10K
He says “let’s try for 20K ‘cause that’d make the day”​

Our thanks to Tom, his imagination, and his generous support to his beloved University. Thank you, Tom!

 

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DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Office of Development
Johnson Alumni Center
5050 E. State Street Rockford, IL 61108
815-394-3756
fax 815-226-4081
Denise Noe, Assistant Vice President
DNoe@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Give a Gift

Request a Transcript

07/26/2016 10:52 pm

Request a Transcript

The Registrar’s Office posts the class schedule for the University and is responsible for the administration of faculty policies on degree requirements and eligibility of Dean’s List and Distinguished Scholars.

Transcripts, enrollment and degree verification are handled through Student Administrative Services (SAS). All requests must be in writing with your signature. The Transcript Request Form may be typed out, then printed, signed, mailed, hand delivered or faxed. Please fill out this form in its entirety; unsigned and incomplete forms will not be processed. The fee is $5.00 per transcript; duplicate requests may result in multiple processing fees. Faxed requests must include credit card information. If you have any questions related to transcript request orders, please contact Student Administrative Services (SAS) at 815-226-4062 or SAS@rockford.edu.

Transcript Request Form

Mail to:
Student Administrative Services
Rockford University
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL  61108

Fax to:
815-394-5174

Additional Resources

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Office of the Registrar
Howard Colman Library
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-226-3392
fax: 815-394-5174
Anna Jattkowski-Hudson, Registrar
AJattkowski-Hudson@rockford.edu

Student Administrative Services (SAS)
Nelson Hall--1st floor
5050 E. State Street Rockford, IL 61108
815-226-4062
Fax: 815-394-5174
sas@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Thurs - 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Chat with an Admission Counselor

Alumni Referral Scholarship

07/26/2016 10:52 pm

ALUMNI REFERRAL SCHOLARSHIP

Calling all Rockford University Alumni!

Alumni often look back at their Rockford University experiences as some of the most fulfilling and memorable of their lives. Now, someone you know can have this same experience and receive a $500 scholarship toward their first year at Rockford University.

The new student referral program, permits new students referred by Rockford University alumni to receive the $500 scholarship automatically upon enrollment. Of course, prospective students under the program still need to meet Rockford University admission requirements.

Referring a prospective student is easy. Once you make contact, have your prospective student complete an application for admission. On the application, there is a question that asks, “How did you hear about this institution?” The student must choose”Rockford University Alumna/us” and then enter your name in the “Other” box directly below. Upon admission and enrollment, the student will then receive the $500 scholarship toward the first year’s tuition.

This program is for students entering Rockford University for the first time as full-time, undergraduate students*. Students are eligible for additional financial aid if they qualify. This program does not apply to students recruited solely through college fairs or similar events staffed by alumni representatives. Four-year Alumni Grants of $500 per year are still available for dependents of Rockford University alumni.

For more details, contact the Admission Office at 815-226-4050, or e-mail the Office of Undergraduate Admissions atadmissions@rockford.edu.

Give a prospective student the same opportunity you had at this great institution. Refer someone today!

*Does not apply to the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Management Studies (BSMS) Completion Program

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Office of Alumni
Johnson Alumni Center
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-394-5111
toll free: 877-273-4368
fax: 815-226-4081
Kristyn King '89, Director of Alumni Affairs
Alumni@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Alumni Award Nomination Form

07/26/2016 10:50 pm

Each year the Alumni Association Board presents several awards to alumni and long-time university supporters.  These awards will be given out during the All-Alumni Dinner at Homecoming @ Reunion in October 2017.  If you know an alum who has done exceptional work in their field or for the University, please submit a nomination letter.  Thank you!

Submit a nominee:

  1. Please fill out the form below or email nomination information to alumni@rockford.edu.
  2. Please also email or mail letters of recommendation and/or additional information to the Alumni Office. This additional documentation will help in the selection process.

Rockford University
Alumni Relations
5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL  61108-2393

Alumni Nomination Form

  • Nominee Information

    Please provide as much information as possible.
  • Nominator's Information

Alumni Awards

07/26/2016 10:50 pm

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Each year the Alumni Association Board give several awards to alumni and long-time university supporters. These awards will be given out during the All-Alumni Dinner at Homecoming @ Reunion each fall.

If you know an alumnus/a who has done exceptional work in their field or for the University or would like to self-nominate, please submit a letter/nomination. Thank you!

Congratulations to the 2016 Recipients

Cavaliere Shirley Martignoni Fedeli ’57
Talcott Cross Award – The oldest Rockford University award, the Talcott Cross is awarded to an Alumna for her constancy, devotion and a long history of meritorious service to Rockford University. One award may be given each year.

Thomas Muldowney ’74
Karl C. Williams Award – Presented to an Alumnus for his constancy, devotion and a long history of meritorious service to Rockford University. One award may be given each year.

Shannon Kessler Anderson ’00, Dr. Steven Manson ’78, Mara H. Steinhour ’98
Award of Distinction – Given to Alumni for fulfilling the ideals of Rockford University and bringing honor and esteem to the University in one or more of the following ways; through their vision, dedication, and initiative in a purposeful endeavor; by their responsive and sustained efforts in community improvements; or by their notable achievements in a profession. Up to three awards may be given each year.

Damir S. Utržan ’11
Outstanding Young Alumni Award – Given to an alumna/us who has finished her/his Rockford University tenure within the last 15 years. This alumna/us will have fulfilled the ideals of Rockford University by vision, dedication, and initiative in a purposeful endeavor, or through responsible and sustained efforts in the improvements of a community, or a notable achievement in a profession, thus having brought honor and esteem to Rockford University. One award may be given each year.

Susan Ouchterloney ’79
Alumna/Alumnus of the Year Award – Honors an alumna and/or alumnus for invaluable service to the Alumni Association and Rockford University during the past year. One award may be given each year.

Jules Gleicher, Ph.D.
Mary Ashby Cheek Award – Given to a past or present non-alumni member of the Rockford University community for enriching the university experience of many by exemplifying the ideals of the University. One award may be given each year.

 

Past Award Winners

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Office of Alumni
Johnson Alumni Center
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-394-5111
toll free: 877-273-4368
fax: 815-226-4081
Kristyn King '89, Director of Alumni Affairs
Alumni@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Alumni

07/26/2016 5:11 pm

ALUMNI

Greetings, Regents!

Welcome to the Rockford University Alumni website. We hope you take full advantage of the resources available to help you connect with classmates at the University. Whether you are attending a regional event, returning to campus for Reunion @ Homecoming or sharing your latest news with us, the Alumni Office is committed to supporting our 16,000-strong community of proud Rockford graduates.

Contact Alumni@rockford.edu to update your information and/or submit a class note.


Institutional Advancement Office and Staff

Our offices are located in the Johnson Alumni Center, just to the east of the Burpee Student Center in the heart of campus.
Bernard J. Sundstedt `77
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
815-226-3371
BSundstedt@rockford.edu


Denise Noe
Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement
815-394-3756
DNoe@rockford.edu


Kristyn King ’89
Director of Alumni Affairs
815-394-5111
Alumni@rockford.edu


Janice L. Holton
Gift and Data Management Coordinator
815-226-3370
JHolton@rockford.edu


Lauren Prchal
Events and Stewardship Assistant
815-394-5190
LPrchal@rockford.edu


Chelsea Fray

Research and Proposal Specialist
815-394-5052
CFray@rockford.edu

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Office of Alumni
Johnson Alumni Center
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-394-5111
toll free: 877-273-4368
fax: 815-226-4081
Kristyn King '89, Director of Alumni Affairs
Alumni@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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